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  1. A PHV Toyota Vellfire was caught on video bullying a Mazda 3 by intentionally blocking it and preventing it from changing lanes. This road-bullying incident occurred on the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), which involved a PHV Toyota Vellfire and a Mazda 3. In the video, a Mazda 3 and a PHV Toyota Vellfire are travelling alongside each other on lanes 1 and 2, respectively. Moments after, the cam car driver flashes his high beam as an indication to the Mazda 3 driver to filter to lane 2. BUT HERE'S WHAT PUZZLES ME The PHV Toyota Vellfire driver went through many inconveniences just to REPEATEDLY block the Mazda 3 from filtering to lane 2. The Vellfire PHV driver performed PLENTY of brake checks and aggressive manoeuvres such as overtaking from the left. Just so the Vellfire driver could remain alongside the Mazda 3 after overtaking a motorcyclist from the left, I felt that he might have pushed the entire 179bhp out of his 2.5L engine. However, I suspect that these two drivers had a prior altercation before this entire incident. FACTS NGL, this is what happens when a driver that lacks in confidence (Mazda 3) meets a guai lan driver (Toyota Vellfire). Regardless of what may have happened earlier, this Toyota Vellfire is definitely an a**hole of a driver. Unpopular opinion: Camcar, you ain’t no saint either. Instead of whining and flashing your high beam at the Mazda 3, you could have backed off a little and given way to the Mazda 3, so he could filter to lane 2. Netizens' comments Let’s all practice being more gracious and courteous on the road. Don’t be like this CB Toyota Vellfire driver, okay? --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!
  2. Hi shifus. My sis just went to buy this fella. Any common problems to look out for?
  3. Lo and behold! sgCarMart kickstarted its very own SGCARMART REVIEWS on the 3rd of November with the new Mercedes-Benz CLA with Julian from the Editorial Department (some of you may find him familiar from MCF events) and cool kid James from Marketing. We're now on episode 2 with the Skoda Octavia RS 245! We're still new at this so don't forget to show some love! Like, subscribe and leave your comments on our Youtube channel! Let them know what cars you want them to review next. 💟
  4. Voxy28

    MAZDA 6

    How come this model like no value one? 5k dep nia... Sell that time should be 4k...... jialat. Is it a problematic car?
  5. I'm considering Mazda 5. Can current owners provide general feed back? How about fuel consumption? If anybody bought it recently, what additions did you managed to get? Today's price is 129,000, 3 yrs or 100,000 km (whichever first) warranty. Thank you.
  6. csy_sky

    2019 All new Mazda 3

    Official drawings of the 2019 Mazda3 – keep in mind that at this time, we don’t know if it will be sold as a 2019MY or 2020MY in the U.S.A. and Canada. The new “3” will employ Mazda’s latest Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture. The platform is said to be stronger while providing a much better ride quality. But the big news for the fourth-generation “3” is the debut of Mazda’s new SkyActiv-X gasoline enginefeaturing Spark Controlled Compression Ignition. This innovative four-cylinder unit combines characteristics of diesel and regular gasoline engines, using spark plug ignition to “control compression ignition”. In short, it ignites the fuel-air mixture similar to a diesel engine promising to combine the fuel efficiency of the former with all the benefits of a gasoline unit, without the emissions penalty. Mazda forecasts an output of around 190 horsepower with 170 lb-ft (230Nm) of peak torque from the 2.0-liter version. That puts it well above today’s 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G that delivers 155hp and 150 lb-ft (203Nm) and on par with the bigger 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G with 184hp and 185 lb-ft (250Nm). The difference here is that Mazda is targeting at least a 20 percent improvement in fuel economy and up to 25 percent less carbon dioxide emissions over the current Skyactive G engines. Mazda Kai Concept Wants To Get Our Hopes Up For New Mazda3
  7. New Mazda 3 selling at $118,988 & $121,988 by eurokars group.. Will anyone willing to pay this amount??
  8. Westin

    2020 Mazda CX-8

    If the price is good enough... $100k or thereabouts.
  9. Spring

    2014 Mazda 3

    Hi all, Got this attachment from a Mazda dealer. Claimed it would be launched in 1st Quarter 2014 and est price is SGD120k thereabouts. The pics look impressive and if the engine matches the Mazda 6 skyactiv one albeit a 1.6litre version then should be a gem! What do you guys think? Mazda 3 Factsheet_Final_4 Dec 2013_2.30pm.pdf
  10. Ahyoo2002

    Mazda car servicing

    Hi all, Since MMS is gone soon and my warranty is over too, I am looking for a good and reliable Mazda workshop for serving my Mazda5. Anyone has any good recommendation? TIA.
  11. Although the car now look much sharper and modern than before, the changes are too subtle to qualify it as a all new generation model. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda revealed the all-new CX-5 SUV complete with an updated design and a selection of new technologies. The most obvious differences between the new model and the outgoing one is the heavily updated exterior styling. Unsurprisingly, it takes much of its inspiration from the smaller CX-3 and larger CX-9 with Mazda saying that it wanted to create a vehicle that suited the phrase ‘refined toughness’. As such, the front of the new CX-5’s body is now 10 mm wider than previously and helps to give the car an improved stance on the road. Additionally, the A-pillars have been pushed back by approximately 35 mm and a new grille has been adopted. Other key design updates include thinner headlights and taillights and an overall sportier appearance, aided particularly through the re-designed roofline and sharp C-pillars. The interior of the new CX-5 has also been suitably refreshed and revised and incorporates a three-spoke steering wheel, push-button start and a 4.6-inch color display within the instrument cluster. There’s also a 7-inch display now resting on top of the dashboard, similar to most current Mercedes-Benz models. There’s also a 10-spoke Bose premium sound system and the Mazda Connect connectivity system which works in conjunction with smartphones. While engines will differ between markets, Mazda says the new CX-5 will receive its clean, 2.2-liter SkyActiv-D diesel engine and the SkyActiv-G 2.0 and SkyActiv 2.5 direct-injection petrol engines. All of these engines can be mated to either a six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. As standard, they are front wheel drive but the brand’s all-wheel drive system is available. Another highlight of the new model is that the strengthened chassis has resulted in a 15.5 per cent increase in torsional rigidity over the outgoing model. This is largely due to the increased use of ultra-high-tensile steel on the A-pillars and B-pillars. The improved aerodynamics of the new model also lower road noise by around 1.3 dB over rough surfaces. On a technology and safety front, the 2017 CX-5 includes Mazda Radar Cruise Control and Traffic Sign Recognition which is able to read speed limit and other road signs and display them on the 4.6-inch display. What’s more, the new model includes a torque vectoring system where torque levels can be altered based on steering wheel inputs, aiming to both improve the ride and great handling abilities.
  12. Stratovarius

    Mazda CX-30

    Nope, this is not the much much bigger brother of CX-9. In between the CX5 and CX3, price maybe in the range of 120k to 130k in today's COE prices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_nPK5sUn2w
  13. Any opinions on the 2.5 camry hybrid vs 2.5 mazda 6? both priced quite similarly....which is a better buy?
  14. enthucarowner

    2015 Mazda 2

    Hi all! Seeing as it has been a few months since the brand new Mazda 2 has been launched in Singapore and many have been collecting their new cars recently, those who have been driving for awhile or brand new owners can check in here! Feel free to share experiences driving or any upgrades you might be interested in doing or have already done, i'm pretty sure we'll see many new Mazda 2s zoom-zooming around Singapore soon!
  15. ahboy86

    2015 Mazda CX3

    Just revealed in Los Angeles. Enjoy these pics. Likely combi of 1.5 and 2.0 Skyactiv engines + Skyactive Drive transmission. Should make it here by 2015.
  16. kobayashiGT

    2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo

    source: https://www.motor1.com/reviews/486698/2021-mazda-cx-30-turbo-first-drive/ We all went through an awkward phase as we grew up. Maybe you had frosted tips and wore a puka-shell necklace, were way into anime, or looked like the stereotypical emo kid. Mazda had a phase too, and while you try to ignore your quest to look like an extra from The O.C., we'd rather not forget about the Japanese brand's Zoom-Zoom phase. That, broadly speaking, is because it's over. Mazda has outgrown Zoom-Zoom and is making a well-executed transition to its next stage in life – elegant fascias and crisp lines have supplanted the derpy smiling grilles and the organic-looking sheetmetal flourishes, while minimalist interiors with rich, luxurious materials are taking over for simple, functional, and affordable. Turbocharging, too, became common, as Mazda pushed for the status of “Near-Premium Automaker.” A vehicle's verdict is relative only to its own segment and not the new-vehicle market as a whole. For more on how Motor1.com rates cars, click here. But the 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo has us wondering if maybe, just maybe, Mazda should take it down a notch. Go back to cheap and cheerful value or embrace the fun and irreverent times where driving joy was more important than elevating the brand. You know, throw on a trucker cap or an Ed Hardy shirt and be Mazda again. This is a fine compact crossover, but it's the least Zoom-Zoom Mazda we've driven in a long time. Raising Some Of The Stakes That lack of Zoom-Zoom isn’t initially obvious by looking at the spec sheet. Like the Mazda3 Turbo, CX-5, and Mazda6 that came before it, the Mazda CX-30 Turbo's big addition is a force-inducted 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and standard all-wheel drive. With 250 horsepower on deck and a backing track of 320 pound-feet of torque, this variant marks a huge improvement over the likable base engine, which offers an adequate 186 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque. But what else do you get by stepping up to one of the three turbocharged trims? Aesthetically, there are black wheels and mirror caps, brushed aluminum roof rails, and a small “Turbo” badge on the tailgate. Even by the depressingly low standards of your off-the-shelf black accent packages, that's weak. The cabin has fewer enhancements still – the only difference between the CX-30 Turbo and Premium trims and their naturally aspirated equivalents is a frameless auto-dimming rearview mirror. The high-end, turbo-only Premium Plus, though, has rear automatic emergency braking and traffic jam assist, which complements the full-speed adaptive cruise control (standard on every Turbo trim) with steering assistance below 40 mph. Changes to the suspension account for the turbocharged 2.5-liter's added weight, with Mazda proudly saying it's “retuned to stay the same” with negligibly stiffer springs and dampers. A reinforced rear differential can handle the increased torque, while tweaks to the Sport mode up the power of the G-Vector Control Plus system, giving the CX-30 an even nippier character on turn-in. On the transmission front, a six-speed automatic remains, although with ever so slightly shorter gearing. This is a roundabout way of saying that the CX-30 Turbo is about extra power and not much else. If you thought adding 64 hp and 134 lb-ft of torque to a 3,500-pound package would result in transformative performance, be prepared for disappointment. Sure, the CX-30 Turbo is quick, but it's not set-you-back-in-your-chair speedy. Instead, the performance is perfectly predictable, increasing everyday drivability without feeling like a bother. You'll notice the turbocharging when you stand on the gas, sure, but more often than not it'll come into play when climbing gentle grades or executing lazy passes in traffic. There's a swell of torque that gives the CX-30 added confidence in these situations. Where the normal CX-30's six-speed might need to drop one or even two gears, the Turbo model plugs away. In terms of increasing refinement, there's little question that the CX-30 Turbo is an overwhelming success – the new engine even sounds a little nicer. But in every other way, this is the same subcompact crossover. For better or worse, Mazda's decision to tune the heavier CX-30 Turbo to handle like the naturally aspirated model is a success. Present the more powerful CUV with a corner and it demonstrates the same snappy reflexes and eager turn-in character as before, cementing its role as one of the most agile CUVs around. Overall, it's a fun partner that still manages to maintain on-road ride comfort. There's a similar story with the six-speed automatic and the brakes, the latter of which are unchanged from the standard CX-30, despite the added power. More Power, Same Everything Else Like so many automakers, Mazda is charging more for added power and not much else. That's fine. But in upping the CX-30's price to account for the turbocharged 2.5-liter engine, the brand upset the standard car’s balanced pricing position. With prices starting at $22,050 and extending to $31,870 for a loaded, all-wheel-drive CX-30 Premium (including $1,175 destination charge), the naturally aspirated car undercuts the premium competition Mazda wants to challenge, remains affordable to mainstream shoppers, and still manages adequate performance with its 186-hp engine. The price delta between $26,450 CX-30 Preferred and the base $30,050 CX-30 Turbo is $3,600, and you'll need $3,750 to go from the $28,700 Premium to the $32,450 Turbo Premium. Snagging our tester, a Premium Plus with the flashy Machine Gray paint job, means shelling out $35,720. And as nice as the added power and torque is, the CX-30 rarely feels worth the expense. The CX-30 Turbo's higher price point shines a harsh light on the anonymous styling. While Mazda essentially told Motor1.com that the black wheels and small Turbo badge were enough to distinguish the 250-hp crossover from the 186-hp original, we firmly disagree. For 99.9 percent of onlookers, a $35,000 CX-30 will look just like the $22,000 one. The dollar-to-space ratio doesn't make a lot of sense, either. While we can accept the CX-30's minuscule cabin for $25,000 to $28,000, it's hard to swallow the tiny trunk (20.2 cubic feet) or the petite backseat (36.9 inches of legroom) at nearer to $36,000. Compare that with Mazda's own CX-5 and you'll find 50 percent more cargo space and an extra 2.5 inches of legroom. And on the premium end, the Mercedes-Benz GLA offers more rear legroom (38.0 inches) while the Audi Q3 has a roomier trunk (23.7 cubes). Neither of those advantages are huge, but they are notable. And while Mazda is dead set on becoming a premium brand, we're not sure it's done the legwork to convince people. The company is building some exceptionally pretty cars, and they remain good to drive, but it's impossible to change how people see a badge in just a couple years. Hell, ask Hyundai and Kia about that uphill battle. But the biggest concern, especially in the case of our test model, is that the CX-30 has entered an incredibly competitive part of the market. The Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring, a loaded-up Hyundai Santa Fe SEL, a Jeep Cherokee Limited, a Ford Edge SEL, an Audi Q3 40 Premium Plus, and a bare-bones Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 are all available within $1,000 to $2,000 of our $35,720 as-tested price. More damningly, Mazda's own CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve starts (with front-drive, mind you) at $36,560, or just $840 more. It's nearly as well equipped – you'll miss a few small active safety items, like automatic rear braking and traffic jam assist – far more spacious, and arguably as attractive and enjoyable to drive. Aging Up The 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo is by no means a bad car. On the merits of just being a subcompact crossover, this is an attractive option that features a gorgeous cabin, an impressive roster of safety equipment, and the kind of performance that makes everyday driving a breeze. That it's still fun in the corners only helps matters. But in the broader context of the Mazda brand, the CX-30 Turbo is a worrying move away from what made the company so compelling in the first place: unapologetic, affordable fun.
  17. We start off the week with video that happened a week or so ago but only started to trend recently. Seen on SG Road Vigilante, is this particular Mazda 3 driver that became so triggered that he had to get out of his car with vulgarities spewing out of his mouth non stop. Like all road rage incidents though, it takes two to clap. Thankfully, the camera car driver was honest enough to show what he did that made the Mazda 3 driver so pissed. We could see him honking the Mazda as the road merge at the junction along Bedok North Road, before speeding past the Mazda which also tried to filter into the middle lane due to construction works ahead. Those two actions probably triggered the Mazda 3 driver bad and when he got to block the camera car, he made sure he was heard by the camera car. Probably not wanting to blow this up, the camera car drove off after the heated exchange of words but the Mazda 3, whose road tax had also expired, gave chase and did some not-very-nice gestures when he caught up... Let us know what are your thoughts on this case of road rage!
  18. Anyone got stuck on PIE last evening for more than an hour and half? A few of us in the team did so, no thanks to someone who swerved out at the last minute, causing an accident that required a huge cleaning-up effort from the authorities. Thanks to SG Road Vigilante, we now know what caused the accident which happened at PIE's Steven Road exit in the direction of Jurong, at 630pm. While the accident itself didn't cause any serious injury, it is obvious that the Mazda 3 driver was at fault. According to the comments online, it does look like he or she was trying to avoid a frontal collision in his/her own lane by swerving into lane 2 but that unfortunately meant that the 2 motorcyclists that were lane-spliting, had to fall due to such a move. Kudos to both the tipper truck and the Malaysian van for being reactive to what was happening in front of them!
  19. SGCM_editorial

    The Mazda CX-30, a taller Mazda 3 wagon?

    For today, it's the Mazda CX-30! So, what is the Mazda CX-30? A crossover? A Mazda 3 in taller boots? Let Jon tell you all about it! In the simplest of terms, this is what the Mazda CX-30 is. But if you still don't really understand what Jon means.... Yes. The CX-30 is the taller version of the Mazda 3 Hatchback. Mazda's Kodo design language is arguably one of the best design languages in the car industry, currently, at least to this writer. The Kodo design language carries itself around pretty well, from sedan to SUV, and it almost seems like Mazda can do no wrong with it. Not the most generous boot capacity, admittedly. But, the CX-30 has a flat load floor! Perfect if you want to transport bigger or bulkier items like a bicycle or IKEA furniture. No weird hump in the middle of the car floor to give you difficulty. At Jon's height, he still has a decent amount of legroom. Not to mention, the leather in the CX-30 is quite a lovely colour. But yes, headroom is a drawback. Especially since there is a sunroof. So, taller people, do take note. Jon still has some headroom but it isn't much. This writer daresays Mazda is killing it with the design of the dashboard layout. Clean, simple lines with a rectangular screen positioned at an optimal angle, and with physical buttons for the important things like air-conditioning and music control. It's really intuitive. Took the words right out of this writer's mouth you did, Jon. Well, with these power levels, you won't be winning many traffic light races. But hey, it's more than enough for overtaking on the expressway, plus Mazda's SkyActiv engines do make their cars feel a little more brisk than what the spec sheet claims to be. Want to know more about what Jon has to say about the Mazda CX-30? Watch the video below to find out!
  20. Thaiyotakamli

    15 least reliable cars

    Anyone own these model?
  21. Now this is one heartening sight! Our local police force is working hard to catch bad-behaving vehicles on our roads! Seen on SG Road Vigilante is this video of an unmarked Traffic Police vehicle zooming up fast on the AYE towards Tuas to catch a motorbike on 13th of December 2020. We can't really see why the bike was being stopped but according to the source, it is a Malaysian-registered bike with a mini rear number plate. While having such a number plate is an offence in our sunny island, we thought the police might also be catching the biker for a speeding offence or having a loud exhaust. As for the rest of us, we now know when you see a white Mazda 3, it might not be a Private Hire Vehicle but an Unmarked Traffic Police car!
  22. Notsogoodman

    Mazda CX-8

    7 Seater CX-8 2.2l Turbo Diesel with 188BHP and 450NM 4900mm x 1840mm x 1730mm wheelbase 2930mm http://www.caradvice.com.au/584067/2018-mazda-cx-8-revealed-in-japan/ https://drivemag.com/news/2018-mazda-cx-8-crossover-goes-on-sale-in-japan-here-s-all-you-need-to-know-about-it http://www.bangkokpost.com/auto/news/1324239/new-mazda-cx-8-revealed
  23. Icebrush79

    Mazda CX9

    I kinda like its front grill... comfy interior and drives pretty decent with its V6 engine at 273 horses
  24. Redcafe10

    Mazda 3 2014 or impreza 4D

    Hi all, I am considering between Mazda 3 2014 or impreza 4D, any bros can advise? Also which models have the most options for mod, I would like to change the exhaust, body kits, lightings etc... Thanks
  25. My heart skipped a beat...I am excited! If it does happen and if I am still able to buy a car by then...I will buy this! https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/mazda-reveals-straight-six-engine-could-be-used-next-6